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Health Promoter in Substance Abuse Prevention

The Region of Hamilton-Wentworth / City of Hamilton is recruiting for health promotion staff for substance abuse prevention programming.

Working within a multi-disciplinary health promotion team at a Teaching

Health Unit, a Substance Abuse Prevention Promoter is needed to plan,

develop, implement and evaluate substance abuse prevention programs.

Applicants with a Master's Degree in Health Science, Health Promotion or related area; sound knowledge of substance abuse prevention, behaviour change theory, policy analysis and development; with demonstrated competence in program planning and evaluation, health promotion strategies, community mobilization, and written verbal and mass media communication will be preferred. Candidates with a baccalaureate degree in health or applied sciences with 2 years experience in the above areas and strong research and analytical skills will also be considered.

Salary based on $45,867.64 -$52,122.98 per annum and attractive benefits package.

We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Interested individuals are invited to forward a detailed resume, by July 7, 2000 to: Gwen Marshall, Recruiter, Human Resources Centre, 25 Main Street West, 19th Floor, Hamilton, ON L8N 3A2 Fax: (905) 546-2650. E-mail:

For a job description, please contact Dianne Bochsler at

(905) 546-3574 or

Posted to CLICK4HP by Tracey Taylor on June 14, 2000